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3 Bunion Myths Debunked this Fall!

Bunions are a very common foot condition that can vary in severity, depending on your age, health and genetics. While many of us may suffer from bunions, there are several misconceptions about what it’s like to live with them. Throughout this post, we will bust 3 common myths about bunions to help shed some light

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Common Foot Injuries for Athletes

For the athlete inside you, you must find it exciting to run long miles or participate in contact sports. We tend to be so focused on our athletic goals that we forget about the impact of physical activity on our feet and ankles. Today we’d like to share a few different common injuries for runners

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Plantar Wars and How to Treat Them

Plantar warts sound pretty gruesome, but they’re a fairly common foot ailment that affect about 3 million people per year. They are not considered a serious health concern, although they do cause uncomfortable irritation and pain. How People Get Plantar Warts  The name “plantar” derives from the anatomical location of the wart, which is the

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3 Ways to Prevent Toenail Fungus

Toenail fungus is among the most commonly known infections for a variety of reasons. One primary cause is lack of awareness as to how you attract fungus. If you know what causes it and how you may easily attract fungus, you can surely prevent experiencing the discomfort and unsightly presence of toenail fungus. Here are

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Strengthening Weak Ankles

If your legs feel sore and tired at the end of the day on a regular basis, then you may be experiencing some of the symptoms of weak ankles. Weak ankles are usually easy to gradually improve by using strengthening exercises, stretching, and other methods that may be suggested by your foot doctor. Some of

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Calcaneal Stress Fracture

What is a calcaneal stress fracture? If you have a calcaneal stress fracture, that means you have a hairline fracture of the big heel bone. This is usually caused by overuse and is common in soldiers who march for long distances and road runners. Treatment will typically involve six to eight weeks of rest followed

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What’s behind heel pain?

Heel pain is one of the most common problems podiatrists treat. While plantar fasciitis seems to be predominant in this category of pain, we shouldn’t ignore the other conditions. When a foot is painful or experiences tenderness behind the heel, it might be Achilles tendonitis, peroneal tendonitis or haglund’s deformity. Let’s take a closer look

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Foot Care for Runners

Running for fitness is important for maintaining proper health and weight, but it isn’t always easy on your feet. If you are a runner and do not take proper precautions, you might be more prone to foot and ankle injuries. And when injuries occur, it prevents you from continuing with your cardio workout. Let’s take

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Walking is good for your Health and Feet

To maintain a healthy and happier lifestyle, walking may be the right choice for you.  It is an easy, safe and inexpensive way to exercise and keep up your health. Walking can also be a relaxing and invigorating way to keep up with a healthy lifestyle.  The results of walking are physically rewarding and add

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